|C.J. Pizarro - Snow Crabs [IA002] - C.J. Pizarro|
There are two legitimate stances that one can take in the face of a world that is cruel, stupid, and absurd: the Lachrymose and the Laughing. C.J. Pizarro's Snow Crabs is a risible, boisterous, and endlessly inventive avant hip-pop album that shamelessly adopts the latter. Pizarro's exuberance and creativity boil over into bizarre lyrics, lavishly haunting production, picaresque style-hopping, gorgeous melodicism, goofy characterization -- even the madman burbling of acapella orgasm...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Hip-Hop; Rap; Trip-Hop; Experimental; Electropop; Poptronica; Eclectic
|C.J. Pizarro - Tits of America [ia005] - C.J. Pizarro|
In the Half Japanese documentary, The Band That Would Be King, Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller lamented the fact that no music had been able to surprise him since he'd first heard Elvis as a child (though Half Japanese, he conceded, came close). He obviously hadn't heard Tits of America. With more surprise!s than the most popular girl's surprise birthday party, this 21-minute epic careens through styles, genres, melodies, and sonic experimentation like a hunted animal scurrying through the unde...
Keywords: Alternative; Avantgarde; Electronic; Folk/Rock; Indie; Pop; Beyond Classification
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